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NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

NYU Defeats Employees in Retirement Plan Lawsuit

By Alex Domb and Kristina Hayhurst

August 3, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, Top Story, University News

NYU prevailed in a lawsuit brought forth in March by a group of employees claiming the university mishandled faculty retirement plans.

Free Speech Post-Gawker Will Be Just Fine

Free Speech Post-Gawker Will Be Just Fine

By Tommy Collison, Staff Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under Opinion

A sex tape is only a “major scandal” if Gawker chooses to shove a retired wrestler back into the spotlight for no other discernible reason than to grab eyeballs and earn ad revenue.

Freedom of Speech Snubbed in Hogan Case

Freedom of Speech Snubbed in Hogan Case

By WSN Editorial Board

March 21, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Terry Bollea, whether he is play-acting Hulk Hogan or not, is a public figure. But the plaintiff carelessly conflated newsworthiness with taste and the jury fell for that legal sleight of hand. If this case holds up, the precedent it would set could prove disastrous.

Cyclists file lawsuit against DMV

Cyclists file lawsuit against DMV

By Alex Bazeley, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2014


Filed under News

Investigation of alleged wrongful penalization of NYC cyclists ticketed for traffic violations and fined with a motor vehicle surcharge

Doctors have authority to decide treatment of minors

Doctors have authority to decide treatment of minors

September 10, 2013


Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

The rights of minor hospital patients do not allow for the majority of children to have any autonomy as to their treatment. Rather, difficult decisions are left to either their parents or guardians, but allotting such stress to parents may not be in the child’s best interest. Rece...